Thursday, December 12, 2019

Troubled ex-NFL player accused of multiple counts of rape

VISTA, California - Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned over $40 million in an injury-plagued NFL career, “took what he wanted,” including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman, prosecutors said Monday. (New York Post)

Port Moody Mayor charged with sexual assault, takes paid leave of absence

VANCOUVER - Port Moody Mayor Rob Vagramov is taking a paid leave of absence after being charged with sexual assault relating to an incident alleged to have taken place four years ago. Vagramov has denied the allegation. (Vancouver Sun)

Montreal priest sentenced to eight years for sexually abusing two boys

MONTREAL - A Montreal priest who sexually abused two boys under his tutelage was handcuffed and led away to prison Monday as his two victims looked on. (Montreal Gazette)

Vatican defrocks Cardinal over sex abuse

Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. (CBC)

Transit police seek man who groped child on Skytrain

VANCOUVER - Transit Police are seeking a man who they allege made crude remarks toward a young girl on-board a SkyTrain car before groping her.(Vancouver Sun)

Paris police officers jailed 7 years for rape of Canadian tourist

PARIS - Two police officers have been found guilty of raping a Canadian woman at a renowned Paris police headquarters in 2014. They were both jailed for seven years by a Paris court, three years after the case was thrown out in another trial. (BBC)

McDonald’s manager accused of raping teen inside cooler

A manager at a McDonald's restaurant in Maple Grove raped a 14-year-old employee in the cooler and assaulted her elsewhere for weeks afterward, according to charges. (Minnesota Star Tribune)

Teacher charged with having sex with 2 students

DETROIT - A young, married teacher in Michigan who was fired earlier this week amid allegations of having sex with two students — including one illicit romp inside a car — is now facing criminal charges, authorities said. (New York Post)

Police collect DNA from care staff after woman in vegetative state gives birth

PHOENIX - Police served a search warrant Tuesday to get DNA from all male employees at a long-term care facility in Phoenix where a patient who had been in a vegetative state for years gave birth, triggering reviews by state agencies and putting a spotlight on safety concerns for patients who are severely disabled or incapacitated. (National Post)

Woman wanted on charges of sex assault, forcible confinement

BRAMPTON - Police west of Toronto have issued an arrest warrant for a 24-year-old woman accused of sexual assault. Peel regional police say Latisha Edwards confined her alleged victim in a home in Brampton, Ont., on Dec. 3.(Toronto Star)

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